Upcoming Admissions Events for Graduate Programs

Events are Listed Below by Program


National Portfolio Days

The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design is a member of the National Portfolio Day Association, and this year, many National Portfolio Day (NPD) events are completely online and are FREE to attend. Students have the opportunity to meet virtually with our faculty about their portfolio. Please note that admissions decisions are not made at these events. This is an opportunity to speak one-on-one with our faculty about your portfolio, our programs, and how to apply.

To learn more about National Portfolio Days, visit the National Portfolio Day website

 

National Portfolio Day Virtual (Graduate) - Sunday, November 21, 2021 from 1:00-5:00pm ET

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MA in Art History Information Sessions

Attend an online information session about our Master of Arts in Art History with Mika Natif, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies for Art History. 

Learn how our curriculum encourages students to explore and contribute to the field through a wide range of methodologies and theoretical approaches to art historical studies. As part of this session, we’ll provide information about our program and the expertise of our faculty, as well as fellowship support, details about internship opportunities and career outcomes. You’ll have the opportunity to ask any questions you have about our program and the application process.
 

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 from 7:00-8:00pm ET

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Friday, October 1, 2021 from 9:00-10:00am ET

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022 from 7:00-8:00pm ET

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MFA in Classical Acting Information Session

Learn how our immersive 12-month program prepares students to perform classical texts with skill, clarity, and inspiration. As part of this session, we’ll provide information about our program, the expertise of our faculty, the application process, scholarships, and career outcomes. You'll have the chance to ask us your questions about the program and application requirements.

 

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 from 7:00-8:00pm ET

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MA in Exhibition Design Information Sessions

We invite you to attend an online information session about our Master of Arts in Exhibition Design with Andrea Dietz, Assistant Professor for Exhibition Design.

Learn how our curriculum cultivates sophisticated designers, giving you the visual representation and physical realization skills you need to compose compelling exhibition environments. Our program is anchored by coursework in criticism, curation, storytelling, and management and complemented by open electives that enable you to develop emphases. As part of this session, you'll have the opportunity to ask any questions you have about our program and the application process.
 

Friday, October 29, 2021 from 7:00-8:00pm ET

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Thursday, December 2, 2021 from 8:30-9:30am ET
(note: this is a morning session)

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 from noon-1:00pm ET

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MFA in Fine Arts Information Sessions

Each academic year, we hold several online information sessions including a Q&A our MFA in Fine Arts.

We hope you are able to join Maria del Carmen Montoya, Assistant Professor of Sculpture and Spatial Practices and Director of Graduate Studies for Fine Arts to learn how our curriculum fosters a rigorous and experimental approach to art making, while encouraging students to pursue their creative commitments in the studio and in the world. Our program emphasizes a critical and creative relationship between content and form, an awareness of art historical connections and engagement with the contexts of creative production. As part of this session, you'll have the opportunity to ask us any questions you might have about our program and the application process.

 

Thursday, September 23, 2021 from 5:30-6:30pm ET

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Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 7:30-8:30pm ET

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Thursday, February 10, 2022 from 5:30-6:30pm ET

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MA in Interaction Design Information Sessions 

Join Kevin Patton, Assistant Professor of Interaction Design, for an online information session and Q&A about our Master of Arts in Interaction Design

The MA in IxD focuses on the role of interaction design in public policy and service delivery, and trains designers to examine, prototype and design concepts that ultimately shape and guide people’s interactions across their everyday lives. Our students to create human-centered solutions that impact everything from smart devices to healthcare services. Whether your interests are in the startup, nonprofit, social innovation or government sectors, learn how the Corcoran will prepare you for a role at a consultancy, government agency or design firm.
 

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 6:30-7:30pm ET

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021 from 6:30-7:30pm ET

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Thursday, December 2, 2021 from 6:00-7:00am ET
(note: this is a morning session)

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 from 6:30-7:30pm ET

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MFA and MA in Interior Architecture Information Session

Join us to learn more about Interior Architecture at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design. During this session, we'll present an overview of our programs and resources before breaking out into groups for an in-depth look at either the Master of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture (for students without an undergraduate degree in interior design, interior architecture or architecture) or our new Master of Arts in Interior Architecture (post-professional degree for students with an undergraduate degree in interior design, interior architecture or architecture).

You'll learn about the admission requirements, courses required to complete these degrees, and career outcomes, and you will have the opportunity to ask us your questions about our programs and application process.

 

Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 7:00-8:00pm ET

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Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 7:00-8:00pm ET

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 from 7:00-8:00pm ET

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MA in Museum Studies Information Sessions

We invite you to join us for an online information session and Q&A with Mary Coughlin, Program Head and Associate Professor for Museum Studies, about our Master of Arts in Museum Studies

Learn how our Museum Studies program combines traditional academic training with museum practices and practical museum experience in order to prepare students for successful museum careers. You'll also have the opportunity to ask us any questions you have about our program and the application process.

 

Thursday, September 30, 2021 from noon-1:00pm ET

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021 from 7:00-8:00pm ET

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Wednesday, January 5, 2022 from noon-1:00pm ET

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MA in New Media Photojournalism Information Sessions

Join us this fall for one of our online information sessions and Q&A with Susan Sterner, Faculty Advisor and Assistant Professor for our Master of Arts in New Media Photojournalism.

Learn more about how our curriculum incorporates writing, photography, audio, video and web design and prepares students for careers as freelancers, visual reporters, editors, and producers. As part of this session, you'll have the opportunity to ask us any questions you might have about our program and the application process.

 

Monday, October 4, 2021 from 6:30-7:30pm ET

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Monday, November 1, 2021 from 6:30-7:30pm ET

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Monday, December 6, 2021 from 6:30-7:30pm ET

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MFA in Social Practice Information Sessions

We hope you'll join us for one of our online information session about our MFA in Social Practice.

Maria del Carmen Montoya, Assistant Professor of Sculpture and Spatial Practices and Director of Graduate Studies for Social Practice, will speak with you about this unique MFA program and how to apply. Our program has an emphasis on public policy with the goal of empowering the next generation of artists to bring their studio practice to bear on questions of social justice.

You’ll learn about our curriculum, which is fundamentally interdisciplinary, how our program allows you the freedom to hybridize the fields in which you are active. This program prepares you to think critically, evaluate compassionately and create ethically.

As part of these sessions, you’ll have the opportunity to ask any questions you have about our program and the application process.

 

Thursday, September 23, 2021 from 7:30-8:30pm ET

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Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 5:30-6:30pm ET

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Thursday, February 10, 2022 from 7:30-8:30pm ET

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